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If controlled inactivation of a gene is carried out and some of the consequences when inactivation of a target gene is deleterious are avoided. It is referred as ____________

(a) specialized gene targeting

(b) controlled gene targeting

(c) conditional gene targeting

(d) specific gene targeting

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The correct option is (c) conditional gene targeting

The explanation is: Conditional gene targeting is that where controlled inactivation is carried out. If inactivation leads to deleterious effects then they are avoided.

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